Panoramic sunset over St. Nicholas Island
Historic hike to Levissi
Souvenir shopping in Kas
Paragliding off of Mount Baba
A perfect combination of turquoise hideaways, ancient sites, memorable hikes and terraced harbour towns. The variety and enchantment of the natural settings you will discover on this cruise is sure to shift your desktop background. Share moments like cooling down with a cold Efes beer after hiking to Levissi and enjoying morning swims every day before breakfast. No matter where in this world you have travelled to before the Lycian Path is certain to earn a top spot in your ranking.
Day 1 / Göcek
This small harbour town is a perfect starting point for your cruise. Located only 20 minutes away from Dalaman International Airport, Gocek has an easy to discover town centre with all the restaurants and shops you may wish to explore before leaving harbour to swim and overnight in a bay of your choice.
Day 2 / ST. NICHOLAS ISLAND
This small island not only provides safe anchorage and great swim spots but it also hosts Byzantine ruins dating back to 4th century A.D. The remains of many ecclesiastical buildings, five churches, and countless number of tombs are scattered along this island. Enjoying a drink at the highest point of the island during sunset is going to be one of the highlights of all your travels until now.
Distance covered….. 18nm
Day 3 / Kas
The town of Kas is world famous for its seaside villas with stone step access to the sea and its terraced shops and restaurants that overlook the Greek island of Kastellorizo. The central part close to the harbour is both fun and easy to discover. Several great bays that offer excellent swimming spots are within close proximity to the harbour, giving you the option to arrive in town with your yacht or with the tender.
Day 4 / Kekova
Kekova carries an enchanting charm which takes you back centuries. From the way the rock formations display themselves along the shore to the countless number of Lycian tombs occupying the landscape, this part of the Lycian coast makes you feel like you got lost in a Lord of the Rings setting. Hike up to Simena Castle to take in the panoramic views before overnighting in a secluded bay.
Day 5 / Kalkan
We will pass several beautiful anchorage locations on the way where we can stop, swim and relax before making our way to the town of Kalkan. This small well-to-do harbour town has developed fast during the first part of the 21st century while preserving its charming harbour and centre.
Day 6/ BUTTERFLY VALLEY
Butterfly Valley with its grand entrance castled by tall steep hills and Oludeniz Lagoon which is hidden behind its long sandy beach bank are two of the pristine swim spots you can enjoy on this day. Tune up your experience with a historic hike up to Levissi, an abandoned Greek village situated on the site of Lebessus dating back to 7th century A.D. Alternatively, for adrenalin seekers, there is paragliding off of Mount Baba at a height of 2000m. Overnight in a bay of your choice.
Day 7 / Fethiye
On your final day, cruise into the Gulf of Fethiye and discover the bays at your own pace. Include a stop-over in Fethiye if you are keen to step on dry land. Fethiye is a large town with a charming centre close to the harbour. The best part of the experience is strolling along the seaside boulevard with all its cafes and the fish market where you can pick catches of the day which are then cooked and served to your liking.
Day 8 / Göcek
Enjoy a morning swim before moving into Gocek harbour for disembarkation. Thank you for cruising with us and we hope to see you again in the future!